Acupuncture helped Mariah Carey with Infertility

Mariah Carey had acupunctureNick Cannon and Wife Mariah Carey announced that the couple are finally pregnant after many nights of crying themselves to sleep because of infertility issues.  Cannon told US Magazine that after trying IVF and progesterone, Mariah decided to try acupuncture – and it worked! Continue reading Acupuncture helped Mariah Carey with Infertility

Newest Physical Evidence of Acupuncture Points

acupuncture point P5A group of researchers lead by Zhang Xinyi, at Fudan University, set out to “figure out the three-dimensional structure of the acupuncture points with the light resources.”  Using a new subatomic particle accelerator in Shanghai, they report detecting physical evidence of the acupuncture points. Continue reading Newest Physical Evidence of Acupuncture Points

Germans study Acupuncture for Easing Eczema

eczemaResearchers at the Technical University of Munich found that acupuncture after allergen exposure, appeared to soothe itchiness in cases of Atopic Eczema.  They also found that when exposed to an allergen after a session of acupuncture, there were less severe skin reactions. Continue reading Germans study Acupuncture for Easing Eczema

Common Acupuncture Terms

afshins acupunctureHere is my list of top 5 terms I throw around in the clinic that you might not know anything about.  Acupuncturists get their vocabulary from of course its Chinese roots, as presented to us usually in modern Mandarin at Chinese medicine schools in China and abroad.  So, on to some new words and concepts from Chinese medicine and culture: Continue reading Common Acupuncture Terms

Frequently Asked Acupuncture Questions

afshins acupunctureFrequently asked questions about Acupuncture, and my answers.   Everybody always asks: does it work?  how does it work? how  many needles do you use?  is it safe?  And more!  Find out the answers to what you’ve been dying to know about the ancient art and science of Acupuncture. Continue reading Frequently Asked Acupuncture Questions